Mba Admission Essay

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Franchrista (Michelle) Rollie October 28, 2010 Spring 2011

If you never stop learning, life will always be interesting and filled with new opportunities. My mission to continually stretch myself has led me to return to school again at an age most people are thinking more about their children’s college loans rather than their own.

My main goals behind receiving an MBA at this point in my life are dual. First, I would like to further my business education, and to pursue other areas of finance. I have come to this conclusion after many years of introspection and realizations about where my career is, and where I would like to be. With getting my MBA, my hope is to join a prominent finance organization with the ultimate goal of
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I feel I would contribute to the group in several ways including, managing and accurately completing multiple requests with short turnaround times, gather and conveying information from different sources, and strengthening my own foundation of knowledge to use as a resource. However, while I am an excellent team player, I do have weaknesses as well. Math is one of my poorest subjects since high school, and in college, therefore if accepted into the MBA business program; this will be made know to my team.

Wanting to be a successful leader of an organization, I have to learn all aspects of organization outside of defined contribution such as marketing or system administration. I have found that I need to overcompensate for my soft appearance in order to get my point across. By attending Concordia University, I will gain exposure to both theories and practices in the world of business. I will obtain a deeper understanding of management concepts, and be able to apply those concepts to real life situations on the job. I hope to improve my negotiating skills, and to gain more experience in getting my team to carry their own weight. At the same time, I don’t want to be a dictator, but to be effective, it’s important for a manager to maintain the proper balance of power and compassion. Only in this way, will I be able to lead a group of people to realize an organization’s goal. Aside from advancing my
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